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Iconic Marine Group relaunching several boat brands - including Baja Marine, Donzi, Donzi Classic, Fountain Powerboats and Pro-Line.
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Malibu introduces 22 MXZ and 24 MXZ Wakesetter for 2017. Both boats debut new hulls that are built to create larger wakes.
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You try telling these old Seattle seadogs their boats need a makeover: 
Nov. 2016 - Source: KUOW News

The fishing fleet in
 Washington  state is getting
 older, and it’s due  for a big
 upgrade. A new study says
that work could bring in
 billions of  dollars for the state.
 That could help  save the
 region’s struggling  shipyards.

But first you’ll have to convince the old fishermen to spend money on their boats.  More details here.

Minor burns in explosive flash aboard boat in Bellingham:
Nov. 22nd 2016 - Source: The Bellingham Herald

BELLINGHAM — A man suffered
minor burns Tuesday when a
flammable liquid, possibly gasoline,
ignited in a brief flash aboard a
fishing boat on a trailer in the
parking lot of the Port of Bellingham
offices, 1801 Roeder Ave., near the
Squalicum Harbor boat launch.  The Bellingham-based boat, a 25-foot purse seiner named Top-Flite, appeared undamaged. More details here.